Thursday, November 12, 2020

Trans Awareness Week and Trans Day of Remembrance

Trans Awareness Week

This week – the week leading up to Trans Day of Remembrance (November 20) – is Trans Awareness Week. This is a time dedicated to increasing visibility and awareness of transgender communities, their resilience and the ongoing discrimination they encounter. We have created a non-exhaustive list of events, resources, and voices to amplify visibility and understanding.

Thanks to all for their commitments, honouring and organization of events and vigils for Trans Day of Remembrance, including the Gender Variant Working Group, Waterloo Region.

Credit to Raquel Willis

Please share widely, and help us add to this list so that it will remain a source of knowledge and support for all weeks of the year. Email janessa.good@uwaterloo.ca to add to this list!

Local Waterloo Events and Vigils

Other Events and Vigils

Local Resources:

Voices, Past and Present:

Know Your Rights:

Affirming Community Spaces and Resources:

Show Your Support:

Demonstrate your support for Trans Day of Remembrance by downloading and using a virtual background (zip.) (sized for Microsoft Teams and Zoom).

Virtual Background

Virtual Background

 
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